The future is looking very promising for Pochettino and Tottenham

Mauricio Pochettino’s first season in charge of Tottenham Hotspur saw him pushing the English team into the 5th spot of the Premier League as well as managing to squeeze into the finals of the Football League club which was disputed at Wembley in London between Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur but the team of Jose Mourinho came out victorious with a final scoreboard of 2-0.

Even though Tottenham Hotspur lost in the finals, they still made an impressive run in the Football League Cup as they overcame the likes of: Brighton & Hove Albion, Notthingham Forest, Newcastle United and Sheffield United before eventually reaching the finals against Chelsea.

One of the key things that is important to take note of is the fact that Mauricio Pochettino has a very young squad at his disposal with all of them having already displayed what they are capable of doing in the pitch.

From the defensive department of the squad to the offensive one, it’s a team that is vibrant and energetic with youth players who have their entire career ahead of them. Danny Rose is 24 year old, Kyle Walker is 25 and Eric Dier is 21. Those are the main the defensive players of Tottenham Hotspur.

Moving along into the attacking section of Mauricio Pochettino and Harry Kane stands out as the English player scored 31 goals in the previous season and he is just 21 years old. Along with Harry Kane, there are more players who are rated highly and have been attracting the attention of clubs all around Europe. Continue reading “The future is looking very promising for Pochettino and Tottenham”

Thibaut Courtois satisfied with Draw in First League Cup

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois says that he is satisfied with the 1-1 draw in the first leg League Cup semi-final against Liverpool at Anfield. The blues had earlier managed a 2-1 victory against the Reds at the stadium a few months ago.

This victory came in the Premier League at a time when Liverpool were struggling for direction due to the absence of key players. Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers appears to have sufficiently modified his team over the last few weeks in such a way that the likes of Raheem Sterling and Philippe Coutinho now form a major aspect of the attack.

The duo were extremely mobile against Chelsea and this made the defenders – Gary Cahill and John Terry – exposed frequently. The defensive midfielders – John obi Mikel and Nemanja Matic – were also not sure about the moment of Sterling and Coutinho. Continue reading “Thibaut Courtois satisfied with Draw in First League Cup”